PRAYER PROGRAM For OFS-GiFra: MONTHLY INTENTIONS
For each month, there is a general prayer intention, and a specific intention depending on the life of the Universal Church and particularly on important events in National Fraternities around the world.
Let Local Fraternities pray for both.
The National Fraternity of Taiwan has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 23 May, 2015.
Theresa Chuang Peng Piao Ping has been re-elected as national minister, and Joseph Hsu Kuo Chiang has been elected as international councillor.
The National Fraternity of Cuba has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 16-19 April 2015.
The national minister and international councillor is Airán Negrín.
The National Fraternity of Canada has celebrated its National Elective Chapter in Loretteville, Québec, Canada on 14-17 May, 2015.
The new national minister is Gilles Métivier and Marion Clorey has been re-elected as international councillor.
Vatican City, 28 April, 2015
Prot. N. T.144-1/2015
This dicastery has received the results of the XIV General Chapter and the VI Elective Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order, celebrated from 1-9 November, 2014.
The National Fraternity of Germany has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 16 May 2015. Mechtild Händler has been re-elected as national minister, and Gerti Theobald as international councillor.
The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is "formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church" (Const. 1,3).
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NAFRA-USA joining with Catholic Relief Services on their Catholics Confront Global Poverty Initiative
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